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Amazing 17th Century Old Antique Tibetan Buddhism Thangka “Srongtsen Gampo”
Srongtsen Gampo is the forefather of Buddhism in Tibet and is said to be the moving force behind the creation of the Tibetan script.
Songtsen Gampo reigned from 617 to 650.
Tibetan Cloth & mineral color pigment.
Note the extraordinary iridescent paint that is seen in some portions of the painting.
Size: 14 x 10 inches
Estimated to be from the 17th Century
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.